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Esphigmenou Monastery


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Late 10th-C. foundation on Mt. Athos. Located on the northeast coast of the peninsula, 3 km east of Hilandar, the monastery is first mentioned in 998 when Theodore was hegoumenos. ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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